NONE Of The New GOP Congress Members Has Served In The Military...

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Below are the bios of the GOP's freshman congressional class. Note that not one new GOP congress member has served in the military.

Rep.-Elect Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)
22nd District

Born: January 26, 1965
Religion: Baptist
Family: Wife, Judy McCarthy; two children
Education: Bakersfield College, attended 1984-85; California State U., Bakersfield, B.S. 1989, M.B.A. 1994
Military Service: None
Career: Congressional district aide; deli owner

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Rep.-Elect Doug Lamborn (R-CO)
5th District

Born: May 24, 1954
Religion: Christian
Family: Wife, Jeanie Lamborn; five children
Education: U. of Kansas, B.S. 1978 (journalism), J.D. 1985
Military Service: None
Career: Lawyer

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Rep.-Elect Gus Bilirakis (R-Fla.)
9th District

Born: February 8, 1963
Religion: Greek Orthodox
Family: Wife, Eva Bilirakis; four children
Education: St. Petersburg Junior College, attended 1981-83; U. of Florida, B.A. 1986; Stetson U., J.D. 1989
Military Service: None
Career: Lawyer; college instructor

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Rep.-Elect Bill Sali (R-ID)
1st District

Born: February 17, 1954
Religion: Evangelical
Family: Wife, Terry Sali; six children
Education: Boise State U., B.B.A. 1981; U. of Idaho, J.D. 1984
Military Service: None
Career: Lawyer; musician; heavy equipment warehouse clerk

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Rep.-Elect Peter Roskam (R-IL)
6th District

Born: September 13, 1961
Religion: Anglican
Family: Wife, Elizabeth Roskam; four children
Education: U. of Illinois, B.A. 1983 (political science); Illinois Institute of Technology, J.D. 1989
Military Service: None
Career: Lawyer; education scholarship nonprofit executive director; congressional aide; teacher

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Rep.-Elect Tim Walberg (R-MI)
7th District

Residence: Tipton
Born: April 12, 1951
Religion: Protestant
Family: Wife, Sue Walberg; three children
Education: Western Illinois U., attended 1969-70; Fort Wayne Bible College, B.S. 1975; Wheaton College (Ill.), M.A. 1978
Military Service: None
Career: Religious school fundraiser; education think tank president; minister

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Rep.-Elect Michele Bachmann (R-MN)
6th District

Born: April 6, 1956
Religion: Evangelical Lutheran
Family: Husband, Marcus Bachmann; five children
Education: Winona State U., B.A. 1978 (political science & English); Oral Roberts U., J.D. 1986; College of William and Mary, LL.M. 1988 (tax law)
Military Service: None
Career: Homemaker; U.S. Treasury Department lawyer

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Rep.-Elect Adrian Smith (R-NE)
3rd District

Born: December 19, 1970
Religion: Christian
Family: Single
Education: Liberty U., attended 1989-90; U. of Nebraska, B.S. 1993
Military Service: None
Career: Storage company owner; realtor; education workshop coordinator; substitute teacher

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Rep.-Elect Dean Heller (R-NV)
2nd District

Born: May 10, 1960
Religion: Mormon
Family: Wife, Lynne Heller; four children
Education: U. of Southern California, B.S. 1985
Military Service: None
Career: Commercial banker; chief deputy state treasurer; stockbroker

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Rep.-Elect Jim Jordan (R-OH)
4th District

Born: February 17, 1964
Religion: Christian non-denominational
Family: Wife, Polly Jordan; four children
Education: U. of Wisconsin, B.S. 1986; Ohio State U., M.A. 1991; Capital U., J.D. 2001
Military Service: None
Career: College wrestling coach

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Rep.-Elect Mary Fallin (R-OK)
5th District

Born: December 9, 1954
Religion: Christian non-denominational
Family: Divorced; two children
Education: Oklahoma Baptist U., attended 1973-75; Oklahoma State U., B.S. 1977; U. of Central Oklahoma, attended 1979-81
Military Service: None
Career: Real estate broker; hotel properties manager; state tourism agency official

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Rep.-Elect David Davis (R--TN)
1st District

Born: November 6, 1959
Religion: Baptist
Family: Wife, Joyce Davis; two children
Education: California College for Health Sciences, A.S. 1983, Milligan College, B.S. 1991
Military Service: None
Career: Oxygen therapy clinic owner; medical equipment company owner; respiratory therapist